The Lubbock lawyer teamed up with Innocent Project lawyer Jeff Blackburn to see the state compensation for exonerees raised. Now both men are under fire from their clients.
How did that happen?
A terrible crime plus skaky evidence tempts prosecutors to play a secret game of "let's make a deal"
Dallas' mayoral wannabes are all nice guys. Where's the fun in that?
He plays golf with George Clooney. He clowns around with Chris Tucker. He's best buddies with Peri Gilpin. He's a pasty white dude named Steve Stodghill.
The untold story of the 1990 bathtub shooting
How vicious racial politics, mismanagement, and dirty dealing turned Dallas' Redbird Airport into a Third-World airfield
It is 6:07 p.m. John Albert Burks salutes the Oakland Raiders and says goodbye to his friends. Minutes later, he is a dead man. This year's 21st execution.
Dallas lawyer Catherine Shelton on her troubled pastand the Rowlett murder she says she didn't commit
While Erica Sheppard sits on death row, penniless and convicted of a gruesome murder, her cadre of elite Dallas lawyers tries to prove that the justice system has gone fatally awry
Denton man claims he's in jail because attorney Brian Loncar failed to show up in court
At the Dallas County Courthouse, everybody. David Pasztor explains why